Midlife Relationships & Family

As we age, our relationships tend to undergo changes. Here, strategies from women and experts to help us keep all our relationships in tip-top shape.

5 Therapist-Backed Tips to Make Asking for Help Easier
5 Therapist-Backed Tips to Make Asking for Help Easier
How to Handle Tough Feelings About Having an Empty Nest
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The Secret to Midlife Happiness May Surprise You
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6 Women Share What They Enjoy Most About Life After Menopause
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How to Make Strong Friendships in Midlife and Beyond
How to Make Strong Friendships in Midlife and Beyond
7 Signs You May Be in a Toxic Relationship
7 Signs You May Be in a Toxic Relationship
Don’t Tell Me I Can’t Get a Ph.D. at 64
Don’t Tell Me I Can’t Get a Ph.D. at 64
5 Therapist-Backed Tips to Make Asking for Help Easier
5 Therapist-Backed Tips to Make Asking for Help Easier
How to Handle Tough Feelings About Having an Empty Nest
How to Handle Tough Feelings About Having an Empty Nest
The Secret to Midlife Happiness May Surprise You
The Secret to Midlife Happiness May Surprise You
6 Women Share What They Enjoy Most About Life After Menopause
6 Women Share What They Enjoy Most About Life After Menopause
How to Make Strong Friendships in Midlife and Beyond
How to Make Strong Friendships in Midlife and Beyond
7 Signs You May Be in a Toxic Relationship
7 Signs You May Be in a Toxic Relationship
Don’t Tell Me I Can’t Get a Ph.D. at 64
Don’t Tell Me I Can’t Get a Ph.D. at 64

Marriage & Relationships

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All the joy, challenges, and tips for dealing with long-term relationships from experts and women who’ve been there.

Feeling Lonely? Here's What to Do About It
Feeling Lonely? Here's What to Do About It
4 Reasons to Start Scheduling Sex Now
4 Reasons to Start Scheduling Sex Now
5 Things Women Wish Their Partners Knew About Menopause
5 Things Women Wish Their Partners Knew About Menopause

Ideas for spicing up your sex life, finding new ways to enjoy it, and continuing to enjoy a healthy sex life into midlife and beyond.

Doctors Share Their Favorite OTC Vaginal Moisturizers and Lubes
Doctors Share Their Favorite OTC Vaginal Moisturizers and Lubes
5 Women Share What It’s Really Like to Divorce and Date in Midlife
5 Women Share What It’s Really Like to Divorce and Date in Midlife
5 Long-Term Couples Share Their Intimacy Secrets
5 Long-Term Couples Share Their Intimacy Secrets

Friendship

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It’s important to have support from friends during midlife. We share suggestions for keeping, maintaining, and making new friendships.

The Secret to Midlife Happiness May Surprise You
The Secret to Midlife Happiness May Surprise You
5 Tips for Being a Better LGBTQ+ Ally to Friends and Family
5 Tips for Being a Better LGBTQ+ Ally to Friends and Family
How to Make Strong Friendships in Midlife and Beyond
How to Make Strong Friendships in Midlife and Beyond

Caregiving

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All the best strategies for caring for children, aging parents, a spouse, and yourself as you move through the midlife years.

How to Handle Tough Feelings About Having an Empty Nest
How to Handle Tough Feelings About Having an Empty Nest
5 Women Share What It’s Really Like to Divorce and Date in Midlife
5 Women Share What It’s Really Like to Divorce and Date in Midlife
5 Tips to Supercharge Your Midlife Morning Routine
5 Tips to Supercharge Your Midlife Morning Routine

Empty Nest

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Kids moved out? Here’s how to manage your grief, find new activities, start new friendships and relationships, and live your best life as an empty-nester.

How to Handle Tough Feelings About Having an Empty Nest
How to Handle Tough Feelings About Having an Empty Nest
How to Make Strong Friendships in Midlife and Beyond
How to Make Strong Friendships in Midlife and Beyond
What Is Alloparenting All About?
What Is Alloparenting All About?